Daemen College

4380 Main St, Amherst, NY 14226-3592
Tel: (716)839-3600
Public | 2,878 students
The Daemen College prepares students for life and leadership in an increasingly complex world. Founded on the principle that education should elevate human dignity and foster civic responsibility and compassion, the college seeks to integrate the intellectual qualities acquired through study of the liberal arts with the education necessary for professional accomplishment. This integration which recognizes equal value in liberal studies and professional programs aims at preparing graduates who are dedicated to the health and well-being of both their local and global communities.

School Overview:

Daemen College
CountyErie County, NY
Title IV EligibleYes
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level4 or more years
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
169 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,878 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,720 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
436 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
2,156 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
715 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted60%64%

School Notes:

  • Daemen College is a private, nonsectarian, co-educational, career-oriented liberal arts college in Amherst, New York. Its attractive suburban location offers convenient access to the cultural amenities of metropolitan Buffalo and the scenic outdoor recreation areas of Western New York, the Niagara Frontier, and the Great Lakes. In addition, the College is near Canada, with cosmopolitan Toronto in easy driving distance.
  • At the heart of Daemen's integrated learning experience is the relationship that can develop between the college's faculty and its students. Daemen prides itself on maintaining a student-centered atmosphere and a close professional and collaborative association among all members of the college community.
  • The College's academic bankruptcy policy is intended to allow students who are pursuing a new academic program and who are currently maintaining good academic standing to repair their cumulative quality point average (QPA) by "bankrupting" certain course work taken while pursuing their former academic program. The record of course work taken and grades earned still appear on the student's official transcript; however, both credits and quality point values are removed from the record of credits earned and the cumulative quality point average, respectively.
  • Daemen College is authorized by the Board of Regents of the State of New York to award degrees and certificates for programs registered with the New York State Board of Regents.
  • Daemen College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACHE).
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